Borzoi

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The Borzoi (Russian Wolfhound) breed originated in Russia and was bred as a hunting dog, using its excellent speed and sight to chase and run down foxes, hares and wolves. The agility and strength of the Borzoi lent itself perfectly to the great hunting traditions of the Russian aristocracy. The first Borzoi was exported to Australia in 1898.

This unique animal normally lives to 10 years of age, but Borzois have been known to live up to 12 years of age when fed the correct nutrition.

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